Elijah Muhammad and Islam (eBook, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Elijah Muhammad and Islam Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Elijah Muhammad and Islam

Author: Herbert Berg
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Elijah Muhammad is arguably the most significant figure in the history of Islam in the United States. Successor to W.D. Fard, the founder of the Nation of Islam, and a mentor to Malcolm X, Elijah Muhammad led the Nation of Islam for over forty years. In Elijah Muhammad and Islam, Herbert Berg focuses on Elijah Muhammad's religiosity, which is frequently brought into question as the authenticity of the Nation of  Read more...

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Berg, Herbert.
Elijah Muhammad and Islam.
New York : New York University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008042973
Named Person: Elijah Muhammad; Elijah Muhammad
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Berg
ISBN: 9781441615701 1441615709 9780814789971 0814789978
OCLC Number: 429905570
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 190 pages)
Contents: American Islam before Elijah Muhammad --
The life of Elijah Muhammad --
Elijah Muhammad and the Qur'an --
The major "Islamic" themes in Elijah Muhammad's Quranic commentary --
Elijah Muhammad, other Muslims, and Islam --
The legacy of Elijah Muhammad.
Responsibility: Herbert Berg.
More information:


Contextualizes Elijah Muhammad and his religious approach within the larger Islamic tradition, exploring his use of the Qur'an, his interpretation of Islam, and his relationships with other Muslims.  Read more...


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Offers an insightful and well-informed discussion of the theological underpinnings of the Nation of Islam. Berg's sensitivity regarding the complexities of Elijah Muhammad's thinking, as well as the Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.